Holbæk Municipality

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Holbæk Municipality
Holbæk Kommune
Coat of arms of Holbæk Municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Holbæk.PNG
Country Denmark
Region Region Zealand
Seat Holbæk
 • Mayor Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen (S)
 • Total 578.7 km2 (223.4 sq mi)
Population (1 January 1, 2012)
 • Total 69,433
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code 316
Website www.holbaek.dk

Holbæk municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in northeastern Region Sjælland on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality includes the island of Orø, and covers an area of 583 km², and has a total population of 69,010 (2008). Its mayor is Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen, a member of the Social Democrats (Denmark) and the youngest mayor ever in Denmark. The main town and the site of its municipal council is the city of Holbæk. On January 1, 2007 Holbæk municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), merged with existing Jernløse, Svinninge, Tornved, and Tølløse municipalities to form a new Holbæk municipality.

Urban areas[edit]

The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are:

# Locality Population
1 Holbæk 27,055
2 Jyderup 3,937
3 Tølløse 3,797
4 Svinninge 2,741
5 Vipperød 2,252
6 Regstrup 2.052
7 Mørkøv 1,806
8 Gislinge 1,442
9 Store Merløse 1,197
10 Undløse 1,149

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Coordinates: 55°42′N 11°42′E / 55.7°N 11.7°E / 55.7; 11.7